Presented by the Better Business Bureau since, you know, the top scam involves them.
“Look for an after-tax, cash value of the jackpot that exceeds 0.8 times the odds against you, and in which the number of tickets sold remains less than one-fifth this jackpot.”
“Pick the most unpopular numbers… By playing unpopular numbers you won’t win any more or less often, but you’ll less often split the pot with other winners.”
“Don’t pick the number one. It’s on about 15 percent of all tickets. Similarly, avoid lucky numbers 7, 13, 23, 32, 42, and 48. Better are 26, 34, 44, 45, and especially overlooked number 46. Avoid any recognizable pattern, but give slight preference to numbers at the edge of the ticket, which are underused. In mathematical terms, picking a unique ticket makes the jackpot look bigger and thus your lottery dollar look smarter.”
The exhibition features an installation of 24 banners painted with logos of banks that were declared bankrupt and were acquired by other banks, governments or private entities. Originally designed to convey strength, authority and confidence, these now defunct symbols become portraits of failed power structures.
Peter Blum Chelsea
526 West 29th Street
New York, NY 10001
NMA gets involved.
David Choe madness continues. An ABC News report after the jump.
As you’ve probably heard by now, David Choe stands to make something like $200 Million after Facebook’s IPO.
Chinese shipping magnate Hu Zhen Yu bought a Dutch pigeon at auction for roughly $330,000, making it “The World’s Most Expensive Pigeon.” Wonder if he’s gonna get Iron Mike to train them?
Take an internet walkthrough of it here
Nothing in comparison to Mega-Producer/Mogul cash.
This Roman Brothel Token from 1st century AD was found in England and “depicts a man and a woman having sex on one face, and has the Roman numerals XIIII (14) on the other. The lady appears to be lying on a couch on her front and a male figure is positioned behind her.”
“The portable telephone Pablo was using when police traced calls to his family in the hours before his death on 2 December 1993.”